This accessibility statement applies to https://southyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/
This website is run by the South Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
- We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible, for example:
- Some older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software. We are in the process of updating these to accessible HTML pages where possible. The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
- Some images might not have alternative text available
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
email – [email protected]
call – 0114 296 4150
South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner
South Yorkshire Police HQ
Carbrook Hall Road
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact – [email protected]
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:
- where it fails the success criteria
- planned dates for when issues will be fixed
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
- Some PDF’s and other documents are not accessible in a number of ways including missing text alternatives and missing document structure. We plan to have all documents added from September 2020 pass the Tingtun Checker test http://checkers.eiii.eu/en/pdfcheck/ (excluding experimental tests).
PDFs and other documents
Some documents are not accessible in a number of ways, including missing text alternatives and missing document structure.
We are in the process of updating these to accessible HTML pages where possible. The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
Please contact us if you require a document in an alternative format or to report a specific issue.
We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 9th September 2020. It was last reviewed on 31 January 2023.
This website was last tested on 1st September 2020 for compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 leva A and AA. The test was carried out by Diva Creative Ltd. This website was audited by the Government Digital Service on 11th October 2022 and recommendations are currently being implemented.
As part of the preparation of this accessibility statement Diva Creative Ltd tested an example page from each individual website page template.
Our last in-house accessibility audit was completed on 31 January 2023. We are in the process of amending existing PDFs to ensure they meet accessibility criteria and continue to include alt tags on all photos appearing on the website.
When auditing southyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk we referred to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (V2.1 level A and level AA) to test how accessible the website is. We completed a series of manual checks on a sample of pages to verify compliance. Manual checks included; keyboard access, contrast and text resizing.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).